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Jul 20, 2010 5:00am PDT
at the white house today. it is the prime minister's first official visit to the u.s. as the prime minister. alison burns joining us live in our washington, d.c. bureau with paul the details. good morning, alison. >> reporter: good morning, dave. just ten weeks after becoming prime minister britain's david cammer ron comes to the white house this morning. he met with president obama at the g-8 summit in canada last month. today they take on two high stakes immediate issues, bp and afghanistan. on afghanistan president obama will press cameron for continued support. the prime minister has said he wants all troops out by 2015. >> i think both they and we have said we will not be there forever. we have to stand up an afghan national squirt force, an army and police. >> reporter: on camera he has been uncomfortable with the hash grilling of bp executives over the oil spill. it is europe's second largest energy company and cameron will emphasize today that it needs to survive. cameron is also going to be talking about bp here on capitol hill with members of congress. reporting live from washingt
Jul 26, 2010 5:00am PDT
and their drivers. >> reporter: i am scott mcfarlane live in washington, tens of thousands of classified u.s. military records are leaked on line. what secrets are revealed. what the white house has to say about it. >> good morning, westbound 92, san mateo bridge traffic heading well out to the pence. we will tell you more about the morning commute coming up. [trumpet playing "reveille" throughou reviving the economy means reinventing the way we do business. here's to the owners showing us the way. [trumpet playing "reveille" fades to silence >>> welcome back. 5:13. the white house is now reacting to the on-line release of sensitive government documents on the war in afghanistan. the 90,000 u.s. military records give a blow-by-blow account of six years of the war. scott mcfarlane has details t morning from our washington, d.c. news room. good morning, scott. >> reporter: and good morning to you. in a statement the white house says it condemns the release of these document, saying it, puts lives of americans at risk. the website involved is called the wicki leaks. you see it on your screen ri
Jul 30, 2010 5:00am PDT
's to the owners showing us the way. [trumpet playing "reveille" fades to silence >>> three u.s. troops died in afghanistan, making that the deadliest month for u.s. forces in the war. nato says the three latest casualties died in two separate blasts. in southern afghanistan. commanders had previously warned the number of deaths could increase as the military ramps up its war on the taliban. >>> the fbi is helping track down those responsible for leaking more than 90,000 pages of classified documents on the war. they showed up open the wicki leaks website and alison burns is live now in our washington, d.c. newsroom with more on this story. good morning, alison. >> reporter: good morning, claudine. we do have some new information this morning. the 22-year-old soldier suspected of leaking more than 90,000 documents from afghanistan has been moved from ku wait to the military base at virginia about 25 miles from us here on capitol hill. the fbi also has a base there and is on the case now. defense secretary bob gates and joint chiefs chairman called the leak of these secret documents deeply da
Jul 16, 2010 5:00am PDT
the u.s. kidnapped him. the u.s. claims he was a willing defector, the mothers sent a letter pleading their children be set free before the first anniversary of their capture at the end of this month. >> hundreds of nurses marched threw the usually quiet town in a protest targeting meg whitman. >>> the nurses protested outside her home yesterday. the nurse's union, which has endorsed democrat jerry brown says whitman's plans to layoff 40,000 state workers and streamline labor rules would end up effecting nurses as well but not all nurses agree. >> well, i mean this is a mean- spirited woman. there is no question about that, and the nurses, the nurses take care of the most vulnerable and what she is doing is going after the most vulnerable. >> i think it is very unfair to target meg white man because she says 40,000 jobs will be lost, she means the whole state. she is not saying nurses and our state needs to cut back spending. >> whitman wasn't home during the protest. she was campaigning in southern california. >> 5:16. the morning starting on a -- early on a friday sal. i know you ar
Jul 29, 2010 5:00am PDT
the furloughs are necessary to prevent the state from having to issue i.o.u.s, but some are complaining that the state workers are being used as political pawns. many of the workers will not have to take the days. many are exempt including the union workers. now, we have more information on the state budget on our website. >>> military investigators are trying to determine what caused a cargo plane crash at an air force base in alaska. authorities say the plane crashed shortly after 6:00 last night while training for an up coming air show. officials have not yet said if there were any survivors. >>> today, in the gulf of mexico, the talk is turning now for plans to move ahead after the broken oil well is permanently sealed. bp said it hopes to finish the operation by monday. that's an attempt to seal the well by pouring in cement and mud. then, the relief well should be ready seven days afr that. today, that had allen will -- thad allen will meet with the parrish leaders. now they are also dealing with this, an oil spill in michigan. federal officials estimate more than 1 million-gallon
Jul 27, 2010 5:00am PDT
. in about three hours local u.s. house leaders including nancy pelosi announce a wide range of new legislation to respond to the oil spill but also to crack down harder on big oil, bp includes, perhaps bp in particular. meantime, that man is planning to take over october 1st, the new ceo of bp will be robert dudley of mississippi. the obama administration's point man on this disaster is already being asked about dudley. >> i talk about dudley when i need to any hour of the day or night and i have woke him up on several occasions and from time to time he has woken me up as well. >> reporter: tony hayward's removal didn't quiet critics at the white house either. when asked about this transfer of power they said bp cannot leave the gulf without meeting its responsibility to plug the well and clean up the damage. a lot of movement here today about bp. live in washington, scott mcfarlane ktvu channel 2 news. >> 5:14. well, the obama administration wants to push the -- wants to allow the bush administration tax cuts for people earning more than $200,000 to expire in january. the obama ad
Jul 28, 2010 5:00am PDT
, mostly watching for signal from the u.s. economy. overnight, the nikkei jumped and china's bank announced that its economy is unlikely to suffer from a double dip recession. >>> checking in on the numbers, here in the u.s., quite a few earnings reports coming in and a lot of them are not good. sprint, nextel did report an increase in subscribers, we'll have a better indication as we get closer to the opening bell. >>> chevrolet says the new car will have a price of $41,000, but the car qualified for $7100 federal tax dollars gm says it will offer a lease. the first cars are expected to hit the road in california and five other states by the end of this year. >>> well, residents in san mateo county, you will now be allowed to keep small flocks of poultry in our backyard. >>> 5:21 is the time right now. you are aware of texting while walking, the dangers of walking while listening to your ipod. up next, more on sun glass. >>> also, the issues about the health and safety of beach water. >>> and it's a clear view here of the grade as we head down to the south bay. we will have a look at the w
Jul 19, 2010 5:00am PDT
across the u.s. >>> secretary of state hillary clinton is in pakistan today to announce a massive new u.s. aid program. secretary clinton is unveiling a five year, $7.5 billion package to pakistan that will focus on water, energy and health projects. the new aid to pakistan is aimed at combating antiamerican sentiments there. >> 5:15. the california democratic party says it will stay neutral on proposition 19, which would legalize marijuana in california. if voters approve it in november adults will be allowed to possess up to one ounce of marijuana for personal use and also allow governments to regulate and tax it. california already allows medical marijuana. >>> tomorrow the oakland city council will consider licensing four marijuana production plants where pot would be grown, packaged and processed for several purposes, from body oil to baked goods. however, california's medical marijuana growers say this idea could drive them out of business, if it is approved the plants would have to pay more than $200,000 in annual permit fees. they would have to carry $2 million in liability insura
Jul 22, 2010 5:00am PDT
fractionally in reaction to u.s. federal reserve comment. bench marks up slightly, mostly on hopes china won't institute new taxes on property development. despite good earnings reports, the dow, nasdaq and s and p all posted losses. yesterday bit the close, dow starts at 10120, the future's due to a much better opening today. netflix reports adding over 1 million customers. but that was not enough to please investors, netflix dropped yesterday. and stockholders appear concerned. . >>> later today, zip reality will release its latest report on which real estate markets on the country are hottest. five are in the bay area. one neighborhood in berkeley leads the country in listing price. >>> debit or credit? what about cash? up next we'll tell you why businesses are getting more people to pay with cash. >>> also good news amid budget cuts. >>> interstate 680 southbound, moving along very well. we already have some issues for the morning commute. we'll tell you more coming up. good authorize morning. clouds once again a factor this morning. by 12:65, by 3:00, an afternoon high of 73 degrees. >>
Jul 21, 2010 5:00am PDT
be shut down for good within six weeks. >>> the u.s. senate is finally expected to pass a bill to extend benefits for 2.5 million americans. democrats over came a republican filibuster yesterday with the help of two new senators and a senator from west virginia. the vote goes back to the house tomorrow, which is expected to aimprove it. >>> also, the nomination of alaina kay began is headed to the full senate now after the democrats gave the approval yesterday. threw have enough vote to confirm elena kagan. the votes could come as soon as next week. she would replace retiring justice, john paul see teens. and three women would -- stephens. three women would serve in the court for the first time ever. >>> well, time now, 5:18. let's go outside and talk about the traffic on the maps. >> on eastbound 580, getting out of livermore, heading out to thality mount pass, in the east direction, various lanes closed, and the road sensors are turning yellow, meaning traffic is closing down. let's go to live pictures. this is a look at the westbound bay bridge toll plaza, pretty can good
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